Ways to Give

Annual Appeal 2019

Respond to the Call

Support the Appeal

"Let each of us make his sacrifice in the spirit of Christ."
- Cardinal Patrick O'Boyle

Choose the style of giving that best suits you!

Below are just three of the many ways you can support the Annual Appeal

Cash/Check/Money Order

Make your gift payable to “Annual Appeal”  and mail to:

Office of the Annual Appeal P.O. Box 29260
Washington, DC 20017-0260


Text the word “Give” to
(301) 231-1816

Credit card/Direct Debit (ACH)

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Text “Give” to
(301) 231-1816


Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

Members of the Federal community can now support through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)! To sign up, please visit https://cfcgiving.opm.gov/welcome and search for “ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF WASHINGTON” or enter #71625.

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The 2019 goal is $14.3 million. Your kind Contributions will provide the largest source of support for the archdiocese's programs that benefit many.

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By Check

Checks payable to "Annual Appeal" can be sent along with your completed form to:

Archdiocese of Washington Office of the Annual Appeal P.O. Box 29260, Washington, DC 20017-0260.

If you make a gift through a private foundation or a donor-advised fund, please ask that your name and parish be listed on the check stub or on the check memo line.

Credit Card

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

You can either donate online or download the pledge form (PDF) below, complete the necessary sections and mail the form to the address shown at the bottom of this page (the address is also on the pledge form).

Direct Deposit

If you would like to have funds taken directly from your checking account for your pledge, please print the pledge form (PDF), complete the necessary information, and mail it to the address shown at the bottom of this page (the address is also on the pledge form).


If you'd like to donate by transferring stock, please provide the following information to our broker to initiate the transfer:

Firm to Transfer Securities to: Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas, Inc.
Folger Nolan Fleming Contact: William Barrett (202) 626-5372
FAX: (202) 638-3973 [email protected]
DTC Number: 0141
Account Number: 1564-3990 (Cardinal’s Appeal)
Transfer Note: Donor’s Name & Parish Name
Archdiocese of Washington Contact: Darlene Cruz, Development (301) 853-4575 [email protected]

Please have your broker indicate your name and your parish in the stock transfer notes, or click here to complete a stock transfer form and send it to the Office of Development so we can properly credit your generous gift when it is transferred.

Traditional IRA

If you are age 70 ½ or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 each year directly from your traditional IRA account to the Church of Washington.

This gift may count toward your required minimum distribution (RMD) and serve as a qualified charitable distribution for your IRA. Contact your plan custodian to complete the IRA transfer before December 31.

The Archdiocese of Washington’s tax identification number (EIN) is 53-0196550.

Call Joe Gillmer at (301)-853-5375 for more information.

Matching Gifts

If your company has a matching gift program, you may be able to enhance the impact of your gift. Check with the human resources department at your company for guidelines and gift matching forms.


You may donate from your phone by texting "Give" to (301) 231-1816.
A link to a form will be sent back so that you may make your gift right from your phone!

"It is more blessed to give than recieve"
- Acts 20:35

Please prayerfully consider a generous commitment in support of the 2019 annual appeal

2019 Giving Society Levels

Circle of Faith



Faith is our response to God’s call in a way that places our trust in His word and commits to Him.

Circle of Hope



Hope is God’s gift that enables us to live confidently in the present with a vision of God’s kingdom ahead.

Circle of Mission



Mission is to put faith and hope in action by helping people to know and experience the love and truth of Jesus Christ.

Circle of Charity



Charity is God’s love within us and our love for God and neighbor, and it flows into the goodness we do for others.

Circle of Unity



Unity is being one family, one body in Christ and using gifts the Lord has provided us to care for others.

Circle of Peace



Peace is communion with, and charity to, one another to extend the goodness of the Lord throughout the world.

Circle of Love



Love is as Saint Teresa of Calcutta taught: “God has created us for great things: to love and offer love, to experience tenderness toward others as He did, and to know how to offer Jesus to others.”

Thank YOU for giving to the
Archdiocese of Washington's Annual Appeal